Plextor's NGFF SSD to Deliver Speeds of Up To 700 MB/s
The upcoming Solid State Drive is intended for the next generation of ultrabooks.
Plextor's upcoming NGFF SSD measures just 42 x 22 mm (L x W) and is based on a Marvell 88SS9189 processor and triple-level cell (TLC) NAND flash memory. The drive features a PCI-Express 2.0 x2 interface and is capable of delivering read speeds of up to 700 MB/s and write speeds of up to 550 MB, with a maximum 4K random write performance of 100,000 IOPS.
The drives will be available in 128 GB and 256 GB with 245 MB and 512 MB DDR3 DRAM caches, respectively, and is expected to be supplied to OEMs in time for the release of next-generation Ultrabooks based on Intel's Haswell range of processors.